cannikin

or can·i·kin

[ kan-i-kin ]
/ ˈkæn ɪ kɪn /

noun

a small can or drinking cup.
a small wooden bucket.

Nearby words

  1. cannibal,
  2. cannibalism,
  3. cannibalistic,
  4. cannibalization,
  5. cannibalize,
  6. canning,
  7. canning basin,
  8. canning, george,
  9. canning, stratford,
  10. cannister

Origin of cannikin

1560–70; < Middle Dutch cannekijn little can, equivalent to canne can2 + -kijn -kin

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British Dictionary definitions for cannikin

cannikin

canakin or canikin

/ (ˈkænɪkɪn) /

noun

a small can, esp one used as a drinking vessel

Word Origin for cannikin

C16: from Middle Dutch kanneken; see can ², -kin

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